The Queen appointed Julie Spence the most eminent role of Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2016. From the role of teacher, joining the Avon and Somerset Constabulary to rising through the ranks to Superintendent has been a truly outstanding achievement.
Women Making Waves contributor Louise Wilson chats to Julie about her life.
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Louise Wilson talks to Julie Spence
Did you know that no women were allowed to work on UK Antarctic research stations until 1986? Morgan Seag has a fascination for the Antarctic. Keen to visit the continent she got a job washing dishes at McMurdo Station in order the experience living there. Now Morgan is a Gates Scholar at Cambridge doing her PhD and her thesis is on tracing the integration of women in Antarctica. Morgan gives an amazing description of her time in the Antarctic to Linda Ness and Suzie Thorpe.
Linda Ness and Suzie Thorpe talk to Morgan Seag
The Rev Dr Victoria Johnson is the first woman residentiary Canon at Ely Cathedral. Vicky talks about her role at the beautiful Ely Cathedral and how she moved from her original career as a Biochemist to the clergy and the challenges she faces as a woman of the cloth in a senior position.
Women Making Waves contributor Jan Moore talks to Vicky,
Jan Moore talks to Rev Dr Victoria Johnson